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December 24, 2010 Faculty in the Media

The U.S. Institute of Medicine has increased the recommended levels of vitamin D that people need in order to stay healthy.

December 22, 2010 Faculty in the Media

Giant African rats spotted hundreds of TB-positive sputum samples that a standard microscope test missed on first pass, researchers report in the December American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor, Walter G.

December 19, 2010 Featured News

For thousands of years, philosophers have gappled with the ideas of determinism and free will. Does human nature abide by the laws of physics — that actions are no more than reactions?

December 19, 2010 Faculty in the Media

A new analysis shows the presence of a probable carcinogen in the tap water of 31 cities across the country, raising questions about possible risks posed to consumers and how they can reduce their exposure.

December 19, 2010 Faculty in the Media

As less invasive cosmetic treatments such as Botox come within financial reach for an increasing number of patients, concerns are growing about who is performing these procedures and whether they are being done safely.

December 14, 2010 Faculty in the Media

The cholera outbreak in Haiti is part of a worldwide pandemic that began 50 years ago. Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor, Walter G.

December 11, 2010 Faculty in the Media

In an op-ed published by the Los Angeles Times, Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor, Walter G.

December 01, 2010 Press Release

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today unveiled Healthy People 2020, the nation’s new 10-year goals and objectives for health promotion and disease prevention, and “myHealthyPeople,” a new challenge for technology application developers.